Rohingya crisis

June 22, 2022
June 22, 2022

ADB provides $41.4 million grant to help Rohingyas in Bangladesh

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) today approved a $41.4 million grant to help improve infrastructure and manage the basic needs of Rohingyas, who were forcibly displaced from Myanmar and took shelter in Bangladesh.

June 20, 2022
June 20, 2022

Solidarity for refugees: Whoever, wherever, whenever

A record 100 million people are currently displaced around the world. Almost one million of these refugees live in Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar.

June 20, 2022
June 20, 2022

Have we already started seeing the Rohingya refugee crisis differently?

The 2022 JRP has five strategic objectives to support the affected Bangladeshi and Rohingya populations.

June 14, 2022
June 14, 2022

Bangladesh for expediting verification of Rohingyas for repatriation to Myanmar

Bangladesh wants Myanmar to expedite the verification of the Rohingyas for quickly starting their repatriation that has not been possible in the last five years, with the Rohingyas saying the conditions in Rakhine were not conducive.

May 23, 2022
May 23, 2022

Rohingya crisis poses serious security threat: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today (May 23, 2022) reiterated her call to the international community to do much more to ensure safe, sustainable and dignified return of over one million forcibly displaced Rohingyas from Bangladesh.

January 23, 2020
January 23, 2020

Myanmar has to submit report to court every 6 weeks: ICJ

Myanmar has to submit reports to the world court on the actions it has taken and thereafter developments every six weeks, the International Court of Justice has said.

January 20, 2020
January 20, 2020

Rohingya return: China struggles in new diplomatic role

China, which has positioned itself as the key mediator in resolving the Rohingya crisis, is finding the business of diplomacy tough going, with little signs that the crisis will soon be resolved.

January 17, 2020
January 17, 2020

Asean divided on Rohingya crisis: Poll

Opinions within South-east Asia are highly divided on Myanmar's Rakhine crisis and the country's handling of its Rohingya Muslim minority.

January 15, 2020
January 15, 2020

Rohingya crisis: The wheels of int’l justice finally turning, says HRW

With two international courts now examining the atrocities committed against the Rohingyas in Myanmar, the wheels of international justice are finally turning, Human Rights Watch says in its World Report 2020.

December 28, 2019
December 28, 2019

UN ups 2020 budget, includes funds for war crimes probes

The United Nations General Assembly on Friday adopted a $3.07 billion operating budget which for the first time includes funding for the investigation of war crimes in Syria and Myanmar.